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Awards & Accolades

The Oyster Box has won numerous awards and accolades since it re-opened in 2010. The very hallmarks of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection’s promise of  ‘no request too large, no detail too small’, are at the core of The Oyster Box service. The exceptional facilities, warm smiles of our staff and the willingness to go the extra mile, have put the hotel at the top of every travelers ‘must visit’ list!

  • Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence received the Readers' Award – 2017
  • Lilizela Award - Top 5-Star Hotel in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN)- 2016
  • Business Traveller Africa Awards - Best Luxury Hotel in SA – 2016
  • SATOA Travel Awards - Best Property (20 rooms or more) - 2016
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards - Voted No. 1 Top 25 Hotels in South Africa - 2016
  • Condé Nast Travelers' Readers’ Choice Awards - Voted No. 5 in the Top Hotels in Africa & the Middle East - 2016
  • World Spa Awards - South Africa's Best Hotel Spa - 2016
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards - Voted No. 22 Top 25 Hotels for Romance in South Africa - 2016
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards - Voted No. 4 Top 25 Hotels in Africa - 2016
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards - Voted No. 7 Top 25 for Best Service in South Africa - 2016
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards - Voted No. 9 Top 25 Luxury Hotels in South Africa - 2016
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards - Voted No. 19 Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Africa - 2016
  • TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence for The Palm Court - 2016
  • TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence for The Grill Room - 2016
  • TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence for The Ocean Terrace - 2016
  • Lilizela Awards National & Provincial - Best Investor In People - 2015
  • Lilizela Awards National & Provincial - Best Visitor Experience / Lap of Luxury - 2015
  • Lilizela Awards National & Provincial - Best 5-star Hotel - 2015 
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards - Voted No. 2 in the Top 25 Hotels in Africa - 2015
  • Diners Club Winelist Awards - Top Winelist in KwaZulu-Natal - 2015
  • Diners Club Winelist Awards - Platinum Certification - 2015
  • World Luxury Hotel Awards - Country Winner in the Luxury Family Hotel category - 2015
  • PMR Diamond Arrow - Executive Lifestyles for Executive Hotels and Executive Spas - 2015
  • PMR Golden Arrow - Winner, Executive Lifestyles for Wedding Venues - 2015
  • World Spa & Wellness Awards - Best Hotel Spa in Africa - 2015
  • TripAdvisor: Hall of Fame - Certificate of Excellence - 2015
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards - Voted Number 3 Best Hotel in South Africa - 2015
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards - Voted Number 6 Best Hotel in Africa - 2015
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards - Voted Number 13 Luxury Hotel in South Africa - 2015
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards - Voted Number 14 Best Service in South Africa - 2015
  • World Luxury Spa Awards: Voted Best Luxury Hotel Spa in South Africa - 2015
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards - Voted Number 7 Best Hotel in South Africa - 2014
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards - Voted Number 18 Best Hotel in the continent of Africa - 2014
  • Condé Nast Traveler (USA) - Gold List, The World's Best Places to Stay South Africa with a score of 93.3 - 2014
  • World Luxury Spa Awards -  Voted Best Luxury Hotel Spa in Africa - 2014
  • World Luxury Spa Awards - Voted Best Luxury Boutique Spa in South Africa - 2014
  • Condé Nast Traveler (USA) Readers’ Travel Awards - Top 15 in Africa - 2013
  • Les Nouvelles Esthetiques South Africa Spa Awards - Winner Resort/Hotel Spa Category - 2013
  • TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence - 2013
  • World Luxury Spa Awards - Best Luxury Hotel Spa in Africa -2013
  • World Luxury Spa Awards - Best Luxury Destination Spa in South Africa (2013)
  • TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards - Top 25 Hotels in Africa (19), Top 25 Hotels in South Africa (4), Top 25 Luxury Hotels in South Africa (20) - 2013
  • Top 100 SA Wine List Awards Challenge - Winner - 2013
  • SpaFinder Wellness Readers’ Choice Crystal Awards - Voted Favourite Spa in Africa - 2012
  • Condé Nast Traveler (UK) Readers' Awards - Top 20 Leisure Hotels in Africa, Middle East and Indian Ocean - 2012
  • South African Wine List Awards - Best Long Wine List, Best Wine by the Glass and graded Three Flutes - 2012
  • TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence - 2012
  • World Luxury Hotel Awards - Best Luxury Hotel Spa in South Africa - 2012
  • World Luxury Spa Awards - Best Luxury Wellness Spa in South Africa - 2012
  • PMR Africa Diamond Arrow Award - Grill Room placed 1st - Executive Restaurants - 2012
  • PMR Africa Golden Arrow Award - Executive Hotels - 2012
  • Diners Club Winelist Awards - Diamond Certification - 2012
  • Diners Club Winelist Awards - Diamond Certification - 2011
  • World Luxury Spa Awards - Best Luxury Hotel in South Africa - 2011
  • World Luxury Spa Awards - Best Luxury Wellness Spa in South Africa - 2011
  • PMR Africa - Diamond Arrow Award - 2011
  • Member of The Leading Hotels of the World
  • Member of Leading Spas of the World; accredited by The Leading Hotels of the World